Bracken Library offers Ball State University students, faculty and staff a variety of comfortable study rooms for collaborative study, learning, and small conferences. The rooms seat between 6 and 18 persons. These large and small rooms are also available for staff and campus organizations for meetings, project discussions, and planning.

VGA and/or other cables for connecting to the video displays in study rooms are available through our Educational Resources unit on the lower level.

Learn more about rooms in Bracken Library.

Need to reserve room 008, 104, 215, 224 or Educational Resources Meeting Rooms 1 and 2?
See below.

Interested in using our room reservation software? Find out more about OpenRoom.

To see a picture of each room, click on its number below.

Room # Tables Chairs Chalk Board Bulletin Board Projection Screen Monitor Wired Network Access Video Playback Width x Length
104 2 80 No No Yes - Yes DVD & VHS 39 x 27
201 3 18 Yes Yes Yes Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 26
215 12 24 No No Yes Flat Panel Yes No 27 x 26
301 3 18 Yes Yes Yes Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 26
302 1 6 No No No - Yes No 11 x 13
305 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 15
311/312 3 18 Yes Yes Yes Flat Panel Yes No 17 x 31
313 1 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
314 1 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
315 1 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 10
317 1 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes No 10 x 13
318 1 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes No 10 x 13
401 3 18 Yes No Yes Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 26
403 1 8 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 13
404 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 13
405 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 12
406 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 12 x 15
409 2 12 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 13 x 17
410 2 12 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 17 x 17
411 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
412 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
413 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
415 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
416 1 6 Yes No No Flat Panel Yes No 11 x 13
ERC Booth 1 0 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes DVD & VHS 7 x 11
ERC Booth 2 0 6 No No No Flat Panel Yes DVD & VHS 7 x 11
ERC Booth 3 0 2 No No No Flat Panel Yes DVD & VHS 5 x 7
ERC Booth 4 0 2 No No No Flat Panel Yes DVD & VHS 5 x 7
Ed. Res. Room 1 16 32 Yes No Yes No Yes Yes 25 x 26
Ed. Res. Room 2 12 24 Yes No Yes No Yes Yes 22 x 25
Requests for the Digital Viewing Room and Digital Learning Pods Room can be made by visiting the Helen B. and Martin D. Schwartz Special Collections and Digital Complex website.

Requests for rooms 008, 104, 215, 224 can be made by visiting the Library Room Request Form.

Requests for Educational Resources Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 can be made using our online room reservation system.

To cancel reservations for rooms 008, 104, 215, 224, the Schwartz Digital Viewing Room, or the Schwartz Digital Learning Pods Room, please use the Room Cancellation Form. To cancel reservations for Educational Resources Meeting Rooms 1 or 2, please use the Study Room Reservation System.

Requests to reserve individual Scholar Carrels (limited to Graduate Students, Doctoral Fellows, Faculty) are to be directed to the Library Asst. Dean's Office, BL-14 or call 285-1307.

If you have any questions, contact the Administrative Services Office located in Bracken Library Room BL218 or by calling 765-285-5277.
Reserve Study Rooms Online
Reserve Educational Resources Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Reserve the Schwartz Complex
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